Archive for November, 2015

WALMART KICKS DOORBUSTERS SHUT…

Monday, November 16th, 2015

Seven years after Walmart employee Jdimytai Damour was trampled to death by the stampede of shoppers in the blitz line busting through the doors, Walmart has decided that Doorbusters were simply too literal. Bill Blare, reporting in No more doorbusters at Walmart at Junior College, writes: Wal-Mart said that stock will include more than a […]

CYBER FRIDAY FOR THE BLESSED…

Sunday, November 15th, 2015

Braving hypothermia huddling in line on a long cold night them fighting to avoid being trampled in the mad rush to wrap your arms around a really cheap flat screen television are declasse. Forget Cyber Monday, Walmart is not waiting to snare those on the other side of the digital divide to boost Black Friday. […]

WORKING FOR STARVATION WAGES…

Saturday, November 14th, 2015

One of the strongest weapons in the protest arsenal is the hunger strike. Gandhi used the tactic several times to great effect. British suffragettes attempted to starve themselves in their quest for the vote, but brutal force feeding thwarted their efforts. Irish freedom fighters, lead by Bobby Sands, did starve themselves to death protesting England’s […]